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SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 11:30pm PDT
, if you follow the metaphor that bullying is a systemic virus, then the environment has to change so the virus cannot grow and the only way the environment changes is if youth and adults begin to speak with one voice about changing the social norms that allows it to happen. it makes sense to most of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that begins to mak
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
commission and the arts commission have all changed their policy and placed the 450 words summary in the body of the minutes with multiple rulings of the task force and miss akkad is stubborn back to the task force for the hearing. >> thank you, next speaker, please. >> president chiu, board of supervisors, i come every once in a while. i represent the tenderloin walking tours. i want to invite new members of the board who i haven't met yet to come out and walk the tenderloin with me. i do about 4 tours a week. so far this year i have done about 450 people. they are doing a documented travel in germany next month and a section in the sacramento bee. i'm trying to demystify the tenderloin. i would like to invite you all when you get a chance to come out. you can get the information from supervisor kim or president chiu. they both know me. i would like to see you come out and get a different side of the area. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker. >> mr. chiu and members of the supervisors, my name is -- closer? my name is amber baker. i am a native of san francisco. my grandchildren are 6 g
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 4:30am PDT
to an all electronic toll system which is designed to save both time and money. >> it's a change that will speed up traffic on weekends. it saves us money. and it also offers the customer a lot more ways to pay their toll. >> under the new system, drivers will pay their tolls using digital prance transponders. cash will no longer be accepted. >>> bay area leaders will hold a special meeting to discuss a big bolt problem on the cal bridge. 31 giant bolts have snapped. and may need to replace 300 bolts once the entire repair project is completed. despite the issue cal tran says the bridge is still safe and the bolt problem will not delay the scheduled opening of the bridge on labor day weekend. >>> incredible story. eight-year-old girl is recovering after being shot in the leg with an arrow during a class field trip to berkeley's lawrence hall of science. it happened at 10:00 yesterday morning when the girl was playing outside. investigators say they don't know if it was intentional or an accident. right now they are still trying to figure out
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 3:10am PDT
is this behavior?" and start saying, "this is my kid's problem. what can i do about it to help him change?" and put the responsibility back on that child. >> i can honestly say that if we had not found james lehman it's quite possible that my husband and i would be divorced or separated right now. it had gotten to the point where it was almost impossible for me, and i feel like going to see james saved my family >> now, what about a.d.d. or a.d.h.d., the hyperactivity disorders, things like that, i mean they certainly affect behavior, am i right? >> here's the thing. if your kid has a.d.d. you need to the total transformation program even more because it is really critical that your kid learn how to solve problems. if you have a.d.d. or a.d.h.d. the boss at the factory, the college professor, your wife, your own kids they're going to hold you to the same standards as every other husband every other father every other employer. it's just that simple. you have to learn how to meet those standards. you're still gonna have to learn how to behave, yourself. you're still gonna have to learn how to solve
NBC
Mar 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> it's impossible to know with any certainty the changes that would be worked on society by redefining the institution of marriage. >> suppose a state said, because we think that the focus of marriage really should be on procreation, we are not going to give marriage licenses any more to any couple where both people are over the age of 55. would that be constitutional? >> reporter: the court's conservatives were equally skeptical that gay couples have a right to marry. >> i'm curious, when did it become unconstitutional to exclude homosexual couples from marriage? 1791? 1868, when the 14th amendment was adopted? >> reporter: they said though gay couples in california have all the rights of married couples, letting them be called married would be a big change. >> if you tell a child that someone has to be their friend, i suppose you can force the person to say, this is my friend, but it changes the definition of what it means to be a friend. and that's what it seems to me the supporters of proposition 8 are saying here. >> you want us to step in and render a decision based on the assess
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of same-sex marriage. the supporters #r* changing their profile picture to the red and pink colored equal sign logo from the human rights campaign. it is an organization in support of gay marriage. as carolyn tyler mentioned, she will be back at the u.s. supreme court tomorrow as the justices consider the defense of marriage act. she will have live reports here on abc7 news and she will tweet updates at c tyler abc7. >>> less than an hour from now, the golden gate bridge will never be quite the same. no more toll takers. the iconic span is going all electronic. it is a big change obviously that some wonder might affect the morning commute. cornell bernard is live where toll takers have just a few more minutes left. >> that's right. since it opened in 1937, the golden gate bridge has never been without toll takers until now. at midnight that all changes. all electronic following arrives and tonight the toll takers are saying their goodbyes. drivers are handing over tolls for the last time to toll takers who are leaving his toll booth for good. the flowers are gifts from drivers. >> are you
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
project at 1091 market street. the house has just changed. let's do a roll call. >> supervisor tang, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee, supervisor avalos, supervisor breed, supervisor choou, cohen, kim, supervisor mar, there are 11 ayes. >> the ordinance passed. >> item no. 12. >> miscellaneous variance to same section. >> can we take the same call? without objection this is passed. >> the appointment of murphy term. >> supervisor avalos? >> thank you, president chiu. i don't necessarily speak out against appointments. i know the mayor has a lot of leeway to appoint commissions. i have a reason why i want to appoint mr. murphy. i know he has made many contributions to our city as a contractor and developer and also made great contributions in terms of housing in the city. i'm really concerned about the appearance of really not following the rules that all of us expect to a contractor to follow over the years. as president of the dbi commission of the past, would you expect that mr. murphy would make sure he could follow the proper procedures along his permits. apparently there are
KTLN
Mar 26, 2013 9:00pm PDT
're a hero. >> reporter: the iran issue, though, may overshadow any change between israelis and palestinians. iran's supreme leader said iran would destroy haifa and tel aviv if israel attacked their nuclear program. chris mitchell, cbn news. >> coming up, china stands up against forced abortions. how the power of prayer is starting to change hearts and minds. >> wendy: welcome back. this month the chinese health agency released a staggering figure. since 1971, the chinese government has performed 336 million abortions. researchers say that breaks down to 13 million abortions per year, or about 1500 every hour. the high number is largely due to china's policy allowing only one child per family. that policy is often enforced through involuntary abortion. now that policy may be changing. brian lee is executive director of "all girls allowed," a christian ministry aimed at ending china's one-child policy. he told george thomas that the prayers of china's christians are making a difference. >> reporter: is there any chance you think that the government is trying to grapple with this issueling pr
FOX
Mar 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
on the to world famous golden gate bridge there are big changes today. we'll tell you what is going on. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we're ready. good morning, to you. it's wednesday, march 27th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's take care of weather and traffic starting with steve. a little cooler today than yesterday? >> about the same. we are focusing our attention for the upcoming weekend. today though 50s and 60s coast and bay. still clouds coming in. a few light showers well to the north. but overall very similar to yesterday's highs. inland mild to warm. coast not bad but a little cooler. here is sal. >>> good morning. traffic on northbound 101 approaching the 80 split looks good in san francisco. no major problems here as you drive south on 101. this is a look at the san mateo bridge. that is a very good looking commute as well. 6:01 let's go back to the bridge. >>> we are still following that developing news. big news over night in san francisco. two dozen people are homeless after an early morning fire. it began just before 1:00 this morning
CNN
Mar 26, 2013 8:00pm PDT
, this is my friend. but it changes the definition of what it means to be a friend. and that's it seems to me what supporters of proposition 8 are saying here. all you're interested in is the label and you insist on changing the definition of the label. >> it is like you were to say you can vote, you can travel but you may not be a citizen. there are certain labels in this country that are very, very critical. >> pretty interesting analogy there. let us know what you think about it. saying someone is friend, does that change the definition of sfrend? jeffrey toobin, he was in the courtroom today. jeff, what's your sense of how the court is going to rule? this is obviously if they go ahead and do something big here, this is huge. this is transformational for much of the country. >> it is but, you know, this was an unusually baffling argument. i have to say. usually, you have some sense, sometimes you can have a wrong sense and i've certainly had wrong senses before, but the court so fractured over so many issues that, frankly, it wouldn't surprise me to see almost any result at this point. it
Current
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
and in limbo. this must change. it is unfair. it is just not the american way and this country is ready for it. but i will agree with brian on this. no matter what, there's been so much momentum. no matter what happens with this, get california, that will be the tenth straight in the district of columbia with the marriage equality. 278 of america's largest corporations said it is bad for business to discriminate leading up to the court cases. we saw several senators from rockport, claire mccaskill to mark warner come out and say they're in support. the tide has turned. it is safe for even republicans to come out now. there's no going back so the court might as well take that step and do the right thing today. >> john: i'm glad you mentioned the corporations. we've learned in this age of supermergers, our politicians don't mind when corporations marry corporations, even polygamy. i want to talk about justice scalia's comments on children raised by same-sex couples. of course, he's against gay marriage traditionally because of his catholic background, a follower of jesus who was a noted nonhomop
Current
Mar 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
to see some changes to all of that and he'll join us next. plus the last time i checked the supreme court did not overturn roe v. wade, either someone forgot to tell state legislatures that or they just don't give a damn. and hate groups are growing haith crimes are on the rise as a result. all of that and much more just ahead in "the war room." bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's lobsterfest our largest selection of lobster entrees like lobster lover's dream or new grilled lobster and lobster tacos. come in now and sea food differently. now, buy one lobsterfest entree and get one 1/2 off with a coupon at redlobster.com. fruit just got cooler. fruit on one side, cool on the other. ice breakers duo a fruity cool way to break the ice.
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
rigs of foorts many firefighters have long been pushing to change what is called technical bulletin 117. a state regulation adopted requiring foam, furniture to withstand a 12-second expo sthour a fall open flame. a former are fire captain says chemicals used to meet that standard gave him cancer. >> we're now faced with a chemical puzzle that we're exposed to. we believe that flame retardant, a large piece of the puzzle has to be eliminated. >> that left question of studies that show the chemicals can cause cancer, description, and lower iqs in children. the panel heard the last comment on governor brown's change. he wants to eliminate the open flame test requiring a smolder only test which manufactures could meet. >> they're ingested by people and pets. >> the chemical industry is opposed to the change. it truly believes chemicals are safe and by slowing down house fires, they're saving lives. >> that does not address or meet the governor's mandate for safer furniture. >> the panel expected to decide this year whether the change should go through. what companies make for california ma
ABC
Mar 27, 2013 1:05am PDT
at a symbol in support of same-sex marriage. the supporters #r* changing their profile picture to the red and pink colored equal sign logo from the human rights campaign. it is an organization in support of gay marriage. as carolyn tyler mentioned, she will be back at the u.s. supreme court tomorrow as the justices consider the defense of marriage act. she will have live reports here on abc7 news and she will tweet updates at c tyler abc7. >>> less than an hour from now, the golden gate bridge will never be quite the same. no more toll takers. the iconic span is going all electronic. it is a big change obviously that some wonder might affect the morning commute. cornell bernard is live where toll takers have just a few more minutes left. >> that's right. since it opened in 1937, the golden gate bridge has never been without toll takers until now. at midnight that all changes. all electronic following arrives and tonight the toll takers are saying their goodbyes. drivers are handing over tolls for the last time to toll takers who are leaving his toll booth for good. the flowers are gifts f
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 4:00am PDT
for sensitive teeth. you're going to have to change out your toothpaste." i like the way my old toothpaste felt. it made my teeth feel really clean and i didn't want to not have that again. my dentist suggested that i switch to sensodyne. when i went to sensodyne it was as if i was still using my old toothpaste, but it has an added benefit, which will help take away my sensitivity. it's a life changer, it really is. it makes you go from grumpy back to happy again. i'm doing my own sleep study. advil pm® or tylenol pm®. the advil pm® guy is spending less time lying awake with annoying aches and pains and more time asleep. advil pm®. the difference is a better night's sleep. di deputy hank valencia: a couple of our officers have been marked for death by these gangs. we're trying to find out if there's any truth to the rumors that they've put out that some officers are going to be shot this weekend. we subsequently have been making a lot of vehicle stops in the area and checking those individuals-- with their consent, of course-- for any drugs or weapons. i have a vehicle southbound
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
. the group human rights campaign changed its logo for this week. it's usually a yellow equal sign on is a blue background. but it's been changed to a pink sign on a red background. a spokesperson says the color red was chosen because it symbolizes love. >>> california lieutenant governor gavin knew? was gavin -- newsom was an early supporter. coming up at 6:15 gavin newsom gives his take on how he thinks the supreme court will rule on proposition 8. >>> bay area transit leaders will hold a special meeting to discuss the latest construction problem on the new bay bridge. claudine wong joins us now from treasure island to tell us the problem involves dozens of giant bolts. it sounds kind of scary. >> reporter: well, let me explain to you what the bolts do. 9-17 feet long if they are really huge. they are called e-2 share key rods. what they do is you have the cable and then you have the roadway and then you have the pier that goes down into the water. the bolts are responsible for connecting all that together. it's good it's dark. the lights hel
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 12:00am PDT
into discussion and development of the exterior wall of the building changing from glass to exterior wall. it's a change. the critical issues even though these are dramatically different materials, the critical issues that they still have certain aspects in common. one is that since the days of the competition we've always envisioned the transit center, even those it a very light building, it touches the ground very lightly and we felt the glass did that and metal does that equally well. the other thing that is very important that this is going to be the centerpiece of an entirely new neighborhood in san francisco. it has to be a great neighbor, it has to be a welcoming civilized humane presence and a building you want to live in and the wall does it equally. will : what you are seeing today, even though there are a number of the options, all of them will be what you will see today which has no discernable or dangerous scheduling impact on the work at hand. the construction documents are due may 31st, that will be the target we hit. the system is a design build system. that design build pac
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 12:30am PDT
on this change. the opportunity to reduce cost in the glazing package is a significant one. when we have completed the bidding of the first 5 major packages which include the skavgs, substructure, super structure, glazing and ceilings, we have locked in about 2 thirds of the value of the construction center. within those early packages, this system because of it's area, because of it's magnitude, presents a present unique opportunity for to us reduce construction cost in a significant way and that's where we are bringing forward this recommendation. >> and bob, just to clarify, you are saying that we are looking at a saving of up to $17.5 million. >> $17. million is what we are working with. in addition we are looking to discuss the rba guidance area and design team to incorporate those changes for the packages prepared for may of this year. again, we have reviewed, the staff has reviewed the design guidance criteria with dvs securities and sme, the architect, the program management team to identify the most cost-effective and practical means of fulfilling objectives and the guidance cr
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of hospital errors. ten years ago, we learned about the exhausted medical intern. so the policies changed. fewer hours, more changes of shift. but tonight, a counterintuitive surprise. did this put patients at greater risk? abc's chief medical and melt adviser richard besser on a vulnerable moment in a hospital room. watch out for the handoff. >> reporter: there are as many 98,000 deaths each year from mistakes made in america's hospitals. some of the blame -- exhausted doctors. but the new studies are raising questions about the fix. interns today report making more mistakes than they did when the shifts were longer and they had less sleep. one of the major reasons, shorter shifts mean doctors hand off critical information about you and your care to the next team on duty more frequently. whenever you or a loved one is in the hospital you need to be aware of this. think of it as a game of telephone. it used to be, during a three-day stay in the hospital, your information was handed off three different times. now as many as nine. the more handoffs, the greater the chance for mistakes. thes
CBS
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
means there will be a change, a positive change coming out of this. this decision is actually made. >> fighting for my rights, for the lights of the community and i'm showing i care and that i want equal treatment under the law. >> while we may disagree with other clergy who feel differently we still stand with the couples and the families that are waiting for this day of justice to happen. >> reporter: as you can see people have been bringing rainbow flags, signs, wearing t- shirts, all in support of a reinstatement of gay marriage in the state of california. if not nationwide. i have been looking around the crowd in the area and i haven't seen anybody who is in support of proposition eight. of course that is the gay marriage ban but this is going to last until eight tonight. we will be here and we will bring you more live pictures coming up in the 6:00 news. reporting live. channel 2news. >> some cities in california are showing support for gays and lesbians during the two days of arguments. in long beach the gay flag is hanging at city
PBS
Mar 27, 2013 12:00am PDT
believed music can change lives for the better as part of the iconic group, peter paul & mary. they were there 50 years ago for the march on washington. they put together a concert for sandy hook elementary survivors, teachers. he has a new album called "i'm in love with a big blue frog." let's take a look at peter paul & mary singing at their 20th anniversary concert. i'm in love with the big blue frog ♪ ♪ paul was here months ago and i have a great conversation with him as always. forever busy. the work does not stopped. the commitment is something we inherited. maryeavers, pete seeger, used to say if you seen, you have to lift me. the turning point came at the march on washington in 1953, and i remember when we were singing, people knew this song. it had been a big hit. us, andvis introduced he said, what should i say? a music groupr that will express music. we were not there to entertain. we were there to express and to join other people. get all of a sudden, a quarter million people were singing the song. ♪ if i had a hammer, i would hammer in the morning, i would hammer in th
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
that changes are coming. this is not the time to change course on the hiv services. when in the; isn't that so we saw a surge of epidemics of tuberculous deaths. we can't afford to go backwards. i'm here asking you to keep those programs whole and sustain the services that protect our public health. i'll be here every year if i need to be and remind you what the case of bad health looks like >> thank you. next speaker. >> i serve on the hiv prevention planning council and i'm here today on behalf of of the harvey milk. >> first of all, for being our champions on the programs. i feel that san francisco is the best we have to take care of our community and our residents. it, it's san francisco values at its finest. other people have spoken it's a model for the world to follow. right now though we're faced with the dismanlt of this model and this is because of the failure of the federal government to respond to this epidemic as it should and come up with the funds obviously that comes in the context of our dismantling of our services. it's time for us to stand up for that people living with h
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 4:00pm PDT
and that has changed particularly in the current year where revenues are not sufficient to make up that gap and as a result, the balance goes to the general fund. i think it's worth noting in the several years we're in the deepest deficit for the city. a lot of our collective energy went to minimizing the service reductions that were required to balance the city's deficit but as a result base we focused on that rather than an redirecting fund to solve this deficit you can see it's grown significantly over the last several years we're now at an inimbalance of $14 million. like every health care company in the system we've got medical costs in the country and our city are raising faster than they're supposed to shows up in our labor costs and that growth in our costs means that each year between about $130 million if we do nothing so the deficit. you're seeing in the current year as we go on through time will be a remaining issue for us to deal with cleric as a city and think impact on the general fund. a couple of the major items >> just a quick question. do you have another quick copy of t
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
look at the past, the present and the future? >> you can change what is then missing by changing the software, by changing what is projected and missing. so, missing isn't a static installation. it is an installation that is going to grow and change over time. and she has worked to bring all of this information together from laboratory after laboratory including, fortunately, our great fwroup of researche e-- g researchers at the california academy. >> this couldn't have been more site specific to this place and we think just visually in terms of its scupltural form it really holds its own against the architectural largest and grandeur of the building. it is an unusual compelling object. we think it will draw people out on the terrace, they will see the big cone and say what is that. then as they approach the cone tell hear these very unusual sounds that were obtained from the cornell orinthology lab. >> we have the largest recording of birds, mammals, frogs and insects and a huge library of videos. so this is an absolutely perfect opportunity for us to team up with a world renow
MSNBC
Mar 27, 2013 1:00am PDT
that somebody has to be their friend, i suppose you can force the child to say this is my friend, but it changes the definition of what it means to be a friend. and that's it seems to me what supporters of proposition 8 are saying here. all you're interested is the label and you insist on changing the definition of the label. >> it's like saying you can vote, you can travel, but you cannot be a citizen. there are certain labels in this country that are critical. you could have said in the loving case, you can't get married, but you can have an interracial union. everyone would know that was wrong. >> john roberts and ted olson arguing about whether this "marriage" label means something, or if you can have first-class citizenship while the state still bans you from having that label, that one thing. if you wanted to know today if there was any good old fashioned homophobic ignorance in the court, yes, there was, on the wings of a dove named antonin scalia. he was trying to help out the lawyer arguing the anti gay rights side. he starts out trying to help the lawyer and goes right off the cliff. >
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2013 8:00pm EDT
book that wants to make the argument that actually change people's lives and actually changed the culture. it came under criticism more recently for not only reflecting the lives of small business people, for not talking about a working-class women that have no choice but to work all along and not talking about people love of their sexual preferences who may have already found themself out of the conventional life. but what i want to do a little bit today is talk about the ongoing power of this classic. i recently talked this book at nyu a couple of whom are here in this audience who do not ever hesitate to tell me if something is boring and they're important attention. it is amazing to me that the class comes to life and the book spoke to them and interesting ways. i want to talk about the war the feminine mystique and whether it still presses and it's complicated because we live in a world that has been so transformed in this book and in the movement that followed most of us in the room who were born after "the feminine mystique" came out. it's hard to imagine those days at
KOFY
Mar 27, 2013 12:00am PDT
in the garage. oh, cheryl, this is a perfect day for me. honest to god, you have been trying to change me all this time, and i actually got a chance to change you. i know. you have stooped to my level! i love it. and you know what else i love? what? i love being right. okay, so let's settle this right now. jim can't be friends with a woman. say i'm right. right as rain man. thank you. cheryl? yeah? i thought i heard your voice. oh, is this jim? don't tell me i finally get to meet him. no. no, you don't, actually. no. no, you don't. bye-bye. bye-bye. thanks for coming. okay. let's get a recap, merv.ack to the cleaning games. [ merv ] thanks, other merv. mr. clean magic eraser extra power was three times faster on permanent marker. elsewhere against dirt, it was a sweep, with scuffed sports uipment... had it coming. grungy phones... oh! super dirty! and grimy car rims... wow! that really works! ...all taking losses. it looks like mr. clean has won everything. the cleaning games are finished? and so are we. okay, but i just took a mortgage out on the cabinet. [ male announcer ] clean more, work
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 10:30pm PDT
counseling. and their job was to change the culture, very much what we've heard today, change the culture to get rid of the stigma of mental health and understanding that a lot of these kids feel anxiety and stress, they need someone to talk to. they just don't have the perspective that an adult has. >> one of the things that struck me was the boys were interviewed, they knew they were in trouble, but i didn't hear them say i'm sorry, i shouldn't have sent the picture on. >> the three boys were arrested and they complied with a vuft stis program and part of that program was to write a letter to jill apologizing. as one could expect there is a spectrum of responses. some were very, very sincere. some were more concerned that they were caught. they were asked to be part of this video today, it was critical they were involved. i think what is interesting you catch the quote, while i'm the big dog, i got someone naked. i just want to point, that's the culture that was going on, that jill was a possession, a baseball card or a dollar bill. >> has that culture changed? >> yes, i think cass
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 11:00pm PDT
but the attitudes don't change. so that is the human part, that is the part that should have consequences and not be ignored. otherwise the legislation really isn't doing what it's supposed to do, so thank you all very much. i really give a shout out to san francisco unified because they have been very, very on top of this issue, way ahead of the curve. >> thank you, gentlemen, so much. (applause). >> just a couple of comments. we're not going to take a big official break. if people need to get up individually, please do so. we have one more panel then we will take a break, a lunch break, lunch will be served at the table and you will have time at that point to chat with people and to take a break. before we move to the next panel, if i could have your attention, please, i just want to acknowledge some of the people in the room today are our law enforcement partners. and some of them have come almost directly from a funeral yesterday of a fallen hero, kenyon youngstrom, of the california hunters point. i want to eepblg the loss of one of our heroes on the california hunters point, k
CW
Mar 26, 2013 10:00pm PDT
equally obvious about their hesitation to make sweeping changes. justice, sonya coat sotomoyer had this. >> we let racial segregation for 50 years. from 1988 to 1954. >> justice samuel said the issue of same-sex marriage is newer than cell phones and the internet. >> i think it was first adopted in the netherlands in 2000. so there isn't a lot of data about its effect. >> one of the issues was the children of same-sex couples and how ruling would effect them. conservative issues. >> if you redefine marriage to include same-sex couples, you must permit adoptions by same- sex couples and there is disagreement among sociologists as to what the consequences of raising a child in a single sex family. whether that is harmful to the child or not. >> but potential swing vote, anthony kennedy, said the almost 40,000 children of same- sex parents in california had their voices heard. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >> california's roller coaster league battle over same-sex marriage began nine years ago. valentine's weekend, 2004. that's when then, san francisco mayor, gav
ABC
Mar 27, 2013 12:35am PDT
change its mind? >> in this country, once there's a not guilty verdict, the case is over. but in italy, prosecutors can appeal. and they did appeal. and they won. and the high court effectively said try this case again. >> reporter: butt simply, the italian judicial system is very different than our own. even if she is convicted again, that can be appealed as well. >> she's worried. she doesn't understand. the system here is different from america, and i know there's a lot of concern in america about what happened here. i think it's a fair system. we have to analyze why the court has decided. and after that, perhaps we will be in a position to say something more. >> reporter: knox came to perussia to study italian in 2007. >> reporter: knox and her former boyfriend were found guilty. >> found guilty of sexually assaulting and killing ms. kercher. >> it was just weeks after her arrival that meredith kercher was brutally killed. knox and her then boyfriend of just one week were arrested. overnight she became a murder suspect and international immediate obsession. in december 2009, they w
KOFY
Mar 26, 2013 9:00pm PDT
. and equality is restored to the state of california. >> it is impossible to know with any certainty the changes that would be worked on society by redefining a fundamental institution like marriage. >>reporter: the debate started when san francisco began allowing gay cup toll get married nine years ago. and now the future of gay marriage is in the hand of the u.s. supreme court. good evening. those 9 justices are taking on a central issue in modern american life. gay marriage. and with it comes profound questions. what is a family. what is the purpose of marriag marriage. many bay area city like berkeley showed their support for the lgbt community by raising rainbow flag today. we have team coverage for you tonight beginning with 7 news reporter carolyn tyler at the supreme court in washington. >> pep rally of sorts took place throughout the morning both side who care deeply about the outcome of this landmark case. inside no argument. justices had hard hitting questions for the critic and supporters of prop 8. california ban on same sex marriage. >> you have sort of a reason for not incl
MSNBC
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, but cooper acknowledged that the country's understanding of marriage is changing rapidly, he says evolution should continue without the supreme court's interference. as mother jones put it, cooper was supposed to argue that california had a legitimate interest other than simple bigotry in banning same-sex couples in getting married. he difficult finding one. cooper found that marriage is about pro creation, but justice elena kagan challenged this argument. >> if you arory the age of 55, you don't help us serve the government's interest in regulating pro creation, through marriage so why is that different? >> your honor, even with respect to couples over the age of 55, it is very rare that both couples -- both parties to the relationship are infer tile. >> i can assure you if both the women and man are over 55, there are not a lot of children coming out of that marriage. >> a lesson in fertility. justice stephen breyer acknowledged, there are a lot of people who get married who can't have children. and what of the same-couples who do have children? cooper argued harm could be done to them an
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
-crowded jails. and the administrators made a deliberate attempt such as pre-trial services to change their system. and i think it has allowed san francisco and santa cruz to be ahead of the game. when realignment hits, you are better prepared to manage this increased responsibility. i think there are two case studies that we can look to and look for peer support from our local justice administrators to help other counties implement such services. >> mr. deong, would you address mr. simon's question of the tool that could have a discriminatory component. >> i want to add in there, thank you, matt, to add to what the district attorney is saying. we are currently evaluating our instrument and the half of dozen factors includes a current charge, felony, and the unemployed, drug abuse and having an opinion case. which i think is perhaps much different than say 10 years ago. and we are validating this information now in terms of comparing it to the mounds of data we have, if anything, any volunteer researchers out there. who want -- it really requires a lot of work and scrutiny. but i thin
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. unpredictable, violent change occurs. that's the world we're in. the minute you read machiavellian you're in our world, the world of the unpredictable. the unforeseeable, the violent, the unforseen. and that seems to me a tremendously powerful and modern aspect of machiavellian. equally at the same time as the qaation shows men are not prisoners of fortune. the whole burden of chapter 25 is to say, yes, stuff happens. the unpredictable occurs. catastrophe occur, the around overflows, men are not prisoners of this. they need not be resigned to their fate. it's a very strong emphasis, i think, professor muir made the point about the tremendous point of will in machiavellian. will against fortune. will against fate, will against chance, will against contingency. these are strong and powerful themes in machiavellian. for tuna does not preach resignation. there's not a line of resignation in machiavellian's writing. politicians, in other words, were people in charge of public affairs in florence cannot predict the unpredictable. they can't be sure when the river is going to overflow. they can put up
CSPAN
Mar 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
. i hope jim would not mind if i changed only two words in that quote, to let some of whittaker chambers. who, through an act of singular moral courage, earned absolution for any misjudgments he may previously have committed. thanks for your attention. [applause] >> thank you very much. and mr. evans, we'll go into about 3:45 with questions and answers. >> thank you. first of all, it's a pleasure to be back. i had many a class in this building and i'm pleased to say it's exactly the same as it was 60 years ago. [laughter] some things do not change. further touch of nostalgia, i was a freshman year when god and man at ale came out. i read it at the time. everyone was in a complete roar against it, although no one had read it. [laughter] for i did read and said this is exactly what is going on here. and so that was my introduction to bill buckley. home again that when i still an undergraduate, he was a friend of mine for those many years, until he passed away recently. and i, the last time i took the train up from washington to connecticut it was to see bill at stanford some years
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
think you're right. many people are anxious to get this resolved and for change but as you heard in the report, the court doesn't seem in a hurry to decide thn this matter. the justice asked should we be here? "?jk3 people were notÑi followg the coverage of today's arguments we found a few who were. bailey collins was one of them. >> justices appeared pretty hesitant. they were groping for answers from this side. >> among questions asked today was whether children of same-sex couples were well adjusted..ob this is a heated issue for families in the bay area. >> justice scalia expressing uncertainty about the state of themyqÑysocial science on samex couples raising children. >> bill may was glad to hear the issue of pro creation was discussed. >> creates the only civil institution that unites kids with moms and dad autos two justices said that is not an issue in this case. jean tate agreed. >> there is a lot of bad s and so if that is a right to get marry that had should be held for the same for all. >> in city hall, marriage licenses were given out only to heterosexual couple
PBS
Mar 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT
will enforce it until the court strikes it down. we heard from the 83-year-old poster child of change, edy windsor. . i am today an out lesbian it's kind of overwhelming for me. >> she married her long-term partner in 2007 but when thea died two years later she was saddled with a six figure bill for inheritance tax that would not have aplayed if married to man. on the steps of the court she thanks the judges. >> very respected and i speak for it to be good. >> so after two days of hearings, it's pretty clear the court is not just divided, as you would expect, but conflicted about how boldly and broadly to rule on this issue. the words of justice anthony kennedy, he and his colleagues are in unchartered waters and we'll know in a few weeks how far they're prepared to go. steve kingston, bbc news at the u.s. supreme court. >> for more on the cases heard the past two days, i spoke a breathe time ago with adam, a supreme court reporter for "the new york times." adam, i know reading the tea leaves of the supreme court is a very inexact science but based on what you heard today, do you think ed
KRON
Mar 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
. we will have the latest on the change coming up. >> a for alarm fire breaks out over nine san francisco's bayview district. we are live on the scene. >> we're also just hours away from another historic supreme court hearing today the high court will hear the defense the marriage act. >> friday will be the warmest of the week and we may see 70's. there is unsettled weather for this afternoon and also on to the weekend. i will have full details coming up. >> it is still a lighted easy ride the golden gate bridge. we have no backups yet despite the change to electronic toll collection. all around the bay the heaviest traffic is still in the east bay on interstate 580 and highway 4. >> the commute is different at the golden gate bridge. this is " officially gone automatic ". as of midnight, the last poll taker has left the toll plaza and the last car to pay a toll drove through the gates. kron4 will tran joins us live from the golden gate bridge with updates. >> have saved a little bit of road rage. so far, everything is great. according to the spokesperson 86% of the morning com
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 1:30am PDT
more important and soft power is where you change the hearts and minds of people. where you try to change cultures, try to change the norms in the community are and certainly in our office we devote significant resources to this. just a couple of examples. we have something called the parent project, and i am very grateful in a time of really reduced funding our board of supervisors stepped up and provided funding for otherwise what was run on a shoe string out of our office, and it's a program that teaches parents to be better parents and parents get referred this program through schools, through police department, through their churches and some of the behavior that we see in schools are behavior they are learning at home, so we try to address this through this project. we offer it all over santa clara county and in english and spanish and vietnamese and that is one example of what we do. a second initiative we are working to make happen is something called "school link services" where there's all of these different resources floating out there to help children, to help you
Comedy Central
Mar 27, 2013 1:30am PDT
favors it. his reason, his son had told him he was gay. >> stephen: he changed his mind because he has a gay son which is not just wrong but it's undemocratic. because his other two children are straight. what happened to majority rule? [laughter] [cheers and applause] portman's just the latest victim of the long gay con. here's how the scam works. first, a gay person decides to get born into a conservative family, gains their trust by letting them love and raise them, and then 21 short years later-- boom!-- they spring the gay trap. [laughter] that's what happened to dick cheney. his daughter mary changed his mind about gay marriage by tugging on his heartstrings. now, thankfully, some republicans are holding fast, like georgia senator and noise bill cosby makes when he gets out of a chair saxby chambliss. [laughter] when asked whether rob portman's flip flop had changed his mind, chambliss replied, "i'm not gay. so i'm not going to marry one." [laughter] suck on that , gays. saxby chambliss isn't going to marry you. ergo you don't get to marry anyone. [laughter] it's the same reason,
CSPAN
Mar 27, 2013 9:00am EDT
and difficult and constantly changing in the general ugliness of american life, must in turn be translated and interpreted and applied to our armed forces. and while it is sometimes true that the political decision, the social policy decisions, the legal or constitutional decisions that emerges in the civilian arena is transferred in exactly the same manner to all military. there are times when it is not. there are times when the particular necessities of national security, or the particular intensity of the organization and values and mission of the military requires some adjustments of rules that we would adopt in the civilian sphere that cannot be adopted, lock, stock and barrel in exactly the same way in the context of our military. we are all deeply grateful to the armed forces of the united states and to those who have served this over the centuries, not just for all that have done, but for the extraordinary commitment over history like many ups and downs, powerful powerful commitment to our fundamental values, to our commitment to the rule of law, to our conception of due process an
FOX News
Mar 27, 2013 1:00am PDT
. >> well, all you have got do do is change administrations. unless you believe we are going to have democrats until the end of time. >> bill: i don't know. i'm worried. >> your theory is wrong. >> bill: i'm worried about these people, the voters now because the mentality is changing in this country. it's changing. and that worries me. charles, very interesting, as always. we appreciate it. happy passover to you. next on the run down. next on the run down, megyn kelly supreme court gay marriage arguments today. later glenn beck going to talk about the continuing attacks on christitititi >> bill: and in the impact segment tonight, the supreme court begins to hear the gay marriage argument. in france, the perhaps as many as 1 million people are demonstrating against gay marriage. the protest so intense police had to use tear gas. shep. >> bill: in washington, however, it's a different story. they were also protests both in favor and against gay marriage but the issue here not nearly as volatile as it is in france. in fact, the latest polling shows the majority of americans now favor ga
MSNBC
Mar 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
or if public opinion would influence the supreme court. on day marriage we have seen the change in public opinion. it almost feels like they were messaging the exact opposite. they seemed to be concerned about moving too fast. >> that's a reasonable concern if you're the court. people have talked about whether the court moved too fast, for example, in the abortion decision, when the court in 1967 finally said it was unconstitutional for virginia and other states to have rules against interracial marriage. it was after waiting for a number of years and kind of putting off that decision as -- while a number of states change their laws and sort of public opinion caught up with it. i thought yesterday's arguments were really fascinating. not just for getting a glimpse -- and it is dangerous, you get insight for not just getting a glimpse of where justices may be going, but also in terms of how dramatically the debate over gay rights has shifted. you had the lawyer defending prop 8 arguing that california should be able to prohibit same-sex marriage, saying also that he couldn't see any justif
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